Bittersweet Goodbye

Bittersweet Goodbye

Dear Bittersweet Goodbye, I’ve been feeling the bitter side of you more than the sweet side of you lately, Goodbye. As my time in Hartford comes to a close, as I can count the number of weeks left on one…

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Beauty And Frustration

Beauty and Frustration

This past weekend I had the opportunity to experience Mercy Volunteer Corps Transition Retreat for the first time. As a staff member, I assumed going into the weekend that I would be focused on logistics. The days leading up to…

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My Experience At Cabrini Clinic

My Experience At Cabrini Clinic

I have had a great experience so far at Cabrini Clinic. Coming in to the job without a medical background, I was a little intimidated and had a lot to learn. Luckily, the friendly, knowledgeable staff and understanding patients have…

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More Than Roomates

More Than Roomates

One of the fundamental aspects of being a Mercy volunteer is participating in community living. When I first looked into MVC, I didn’t find that very appealing. I thought to myself that I wanted to make my own friends and…

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Where Mercy Meets Pain

Where Mercy Meets Pain

Sacramento’s numbered streets run north to south and its lettered streets flow east to west on a grid. After a few months of talking to locals and bicycling around the city, I started to get the hang of identifying neighborhoods—their…

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